The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 105 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 83 116 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.94% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 4.47% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 90
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2277 2593 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.93% 43.36% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1974 1867
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 111 (55.22%) UNIX
2 92 (45.77%) Linux
3 80 (39.80%) Python
4 71 (35.32%) SQL
5 67 (33.33%) Java
6 62 (30.85%) Finance
7 58 (28.86%) Windows
8 55 (27.36%) Banking
9 49 (24.38%) Oracle
10 46 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (18.41%) Ruby
11 37 (18.41%) Shell Script
12 34 (16.92%) Configuration Management
12 34 (16.92%) Bash Shell
13 33 (16.42%) Puppet
13 33 (16.42%) Jenkins
14 30 (14.93%) DevOps
15 29 (14.43%) Firewall
16 28 (13.93%) Apache
17 27 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (11.94%) MySQL
18 24 (11.94%) Git (software)
19 23 (11.44%) Investment Banking
19 23 (11.44%) Cisco
20 22 (10.95%) Red Hat
21 21 (10.45%) PHP
21 21 (10.45%) C++
21 21 (10.45%) Solaris
22 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.93%) Apache
2 10 (4.98%) JBoss
2 10 (4.98%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.98%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.48%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.99%) nginx
5 4 (1.99%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.49%) Node.js
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) Zope
8 1 (0.50%) Jetty
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.49%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.49%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.00%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (1.00%) RMDS
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.50%) Global One
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.49%) PaaS
2 5 (2.49%) IaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.00%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) Route 53
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.43%) Firewall
2 20 (9.95%) VPN
2 20 (9.95%) DNS
3 17 (8.46%) SNMP
3 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.46%) HSRP
4 15 (7.46%) EIGRP
4 15 (7.46%) BGP
4 15 (7.46%) VRRP
4 15 (7.46%) OSPF
4 15 (7.46%) PPP
4 15 (7.46%) DMVPN
5 12 (5.97%) HTTP
5 12 (5.97%) TACACS
6 10 (4.98%) Internet
7 8 (3.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (3.48%) DHCP
9 6 (2.99%) Multicast
9 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) MySQL
2 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.47%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.48%) DB2
7 8 (3.98%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.98%) Big Data
7 8 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.49%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.45%) Maven
4 17 (8.46%) Selenium
5 15 (7.46%) Subversion
6 13 (6.47%) Ant
7 12 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.98%) JIRA
9 9 (4.48%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.98%) Gradle
11 7 (3.48%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.99%) VisualVM
12 6 (2.99%) JProfiler
12 6 (2.99%) Hudson
12 6 (2.99%) JMeter
13 5 (2.49%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.49%) ClearCase
13 5 (2.49%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.49%) JUnit
14 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (30.85%) Finance
2 55 (27.36%) Banking
3 23 (11.44%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.46%) Front Office
5 8 (3.98%) Advertising
6 5 (2.49%) Marketing
7 4 (1.99%) Retail
7 4 (1.99%) Back Office
8 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (17.91%) Developer
2 27 (13.43%) Applications Support
3 25 (12.44%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.45%) Analyst
4 21 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.97%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.47%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Cisco Support
8 11 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) Consultant
9 9 (4.48%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (2.99%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.46%) .NET
2 15 (7.46%) HTML
3 13 (6.47%) XML
4 8 (3.98%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.98%) Web Services
5 7 (3.48%) LAMP
6 5 (2.49%) Middleware
6 5 (2.49%) REST
7 4 (1.99%) HTML5
7 4 (1.99%) Spring
7 4 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.99%) CSS
7 4 (1.99%) JSP
8 3 (1.49%) SOAP
8 3 (1.49%) Django
8 3 (1.49%) Java EE
8 3 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.00%) MCollective
9 2 (1.00%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.96%) Equities
3 15 (7.46%) Derivative
4 13 (6.47%) Fixed Income
5 11 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.47%) FlexPod
6 9 (4.48%) Open Source
7 8 (3.98%) Clustering
8 6 (2.99%) Replication
9 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.99%) Kindle
10 4 (1.99%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.49%) PKI
11 3 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.00%) User Experience
12 2 (1.00%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 111 (55.22%) UNIX
2 92 (45.77%) Linux
3 58 (28.86%) Windows
4 27 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (10.45%) Solaris
6 12 (5.97%) CentOS
7 11 (5.47%) AIX
8 6 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.99%) Debian
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.00%) Fedora
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.92%) Configuration Management
3 30 (14.93%) DevOps
4 27 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (9.95%) ITIL
6 18 (8.96%) Change Management
7 16 (7.96%) OO
8 15 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (7.46%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.97%) Performance Testing
10 13 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.48%) Kanban
11 9 (4.48%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.48%) Analytics
12 8 (3.98%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.48%) Scrum
13 7 (3.48%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.48%) TDD
13 7 (3.48%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.80%) Python
2 71 (35.32%) SQL
3 67 (33.33%) Java
4 37 (18.41%) Ruby
4 37 (18.41%) Shell Script
5 34 (16.92%) Bash Shell
6 21 (10.45%) PHP
6 21 (10.45%) C++
7 20 (9.95%) C#
8 18 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.48%) VBA
11 8 (3.98%) Korn
11 8 (3.98%) Groovy
11 8 (3.98%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.48%) C
13 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.49%) XPath
13 3 (1.49%) R
13 3 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (7.96%) CCNP
3 13 (6.47%) CCIE
4 7 (3.48%) Degree
5 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) CCSA
6 3 (1.49%) CCSP
6 3 (1.49%) CCNA
6 3 (1.49%) CCSE
7 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) GPG13
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.49%) NFS
2 5 (2.49%) KVM
3 4 (1.99%) vSphere
3 4 (1.99%) vCloud
3 4 (1.99%) Squid
4 3 (1.49%) RHEV
5 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) Xen
5 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (16.42%) Puppet
2 19 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.96%) Ansible
4 12 (5.97%) RANCID
5 11 (5.47%) OpenNMS
6 10 (4.98%) Nagios
7 9 (4.48%) Control-M
8 7 (3.48%) Cobbler
8 7 (3.48%) Salt
9 5 (2.49%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (2.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.49%) Opsview
12 2 (1.00%) logstash
12 2 (1.00%) Kibana
12 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (1.00%) Cacti
12 2 (1.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 49 (24.38%) Oracle
2 23 (11.44%) Cisco
3 22 (10.95%) Red Hat
4 17 (8.46%) VMware
5 16 (7.96%) Sybase
6 13 (6.47%) HP
7 12 (5.97%) IBM
8 11 (5.47%) Microsoft
9 10 (4.98%) Remedy
10 9 (4.48%) EMC
11 7 (3.48%) Reuters
11 7 (3.48%) BMC
12 6 (2.99%) Splunk
12 6 (2.99%) Sun
12 6 (2.99%) Business Objects
13 5 (2.49%) TIBCO
13 5 (2.49%) ION Trading
14 4 (1.99%) Tableau
14 4 (1.99%) F5
14 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago